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2022 Chicago Spring Farewell celebrating success 

COME JOIN THE Chicago Chapter of the Fulbright Association for an eventful evening with a farewell to the graduating scholars, an insightful speaker from Ukraine, and a conclusion to the first Mentoring Program. 

The event will be held at St. Augustine College in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago, home of the Essanay Studios, where Charlie Chaplin produced some of his silent films. It will be a wonderful gathering with great conversation, refreshments, and hors d’oeuvres, as we come together to celebrate the success of Fulbrighters throughout the past year. 

We hope to see you there!

WHEN June 2, 2022, at 6:30pm

WHERE The Atrium of St. Augustine College

1345 W. Argyle Street, Chicago, IL 60640

WHAT There are three events:

>> EVENING TALK: “A voice from Ukraine: What the war hides and reveals” by speaker Lisa Korneichuk, an editor, writer, and art manager from Kyiv and a current Fulbright student in New Arts Journalism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

>> MENTORING PROGRAM: The Mentoring Project Committee will report on its first year and recognize the mentors and mentees who have participated in the program.    

>> CHARLIE CHAPLIN TOUR: Did you know that Charlie Chaplin shot several of his movies in this location? Get a peek on what happened in the movie industry before Hollywood.

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HOW TO GET THERE from downtown: Red Line, Argyle Station | Bus 22 | Bus 147. For more options check https://www.transitchicago.com/

Parking available/free Broadway/Argyle

“Digital Workplace Transformation in Higher Education’ launches the 2022 Fulbright Speaker Series

CELEBRATING THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY of the Fulbright Program, St. Augustine College has launched the 2022 The Fulbright Speaker Series that starts this week.

Every second Wednesday of each month, a Fulbright grantee will speak on a topic of their expertise sharing their current research work in the United States. Our audience includes St. Augustine College students, faculty and alumni, and members of WorldChicago, the Institute of International Education, and the Chicago Chapter of the Fulbright Association.

For the first presentation we have Ljubiša Mićić, below, Fulbright Foreign Student Program, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

TOPIC “Digital Workplace Transformation in Higher Education.”

WHEN Jan. 12, 2022 | 4:30-5:30 pm.

REGISTRATION Click HERE

This presentation will cover how modern organizations require technological, organizational, and procedural changes in order to transform traditional into digital workplaces. Technology has changed how we communicate, and how we collaborate affecting the way we organize our daily lives.

This presentation reviews the subject of the digital workplace transformation with special focus on teaching and research processes in higher education. It also proposes an effective framework for increased success of such processes.

This event counts with the support of WorldChicago and the Fulbright-Association, Chicago Chapter, and has been spearheaded by Dr. Ana Gil-García, Executive Director of Academic Effectiveness at St. Augustine College, and a board member of the Fulbright Chicago Chapter.